MediPharm Labs and Cronos Group Enter Private Label Contract Manufacturing Agreement


  • MediPharm to generate higher-excellent cannabis concentrate filled vapes for Cronos Group
  • Deal reinforces MediPharm Labs’ leadership in substantial scale manufacturing and distribution             

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MediPharm Labs Corp. (TSX: LABS) (OTCQX: MEDIF) (FSE: MLZ) (“MediPharm Labs” or the “Company”), a leader in specialized, study-driven cannabis extraction and cannabinoid isolation, is pleased to announce that it has signed a multi-year contract manufacturing agreement (“CMA”) for the filling and packaging of vaporizer devices, topic to approval by Well being Canada, for Cronos Group Inc.’s (NASDAQ:CRON) (TSX:CRON) (“Cronos Group”) adult-use brand, COVE&#x2122.

MediPharm Labs Inc. (“MediPharm”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Enterprise, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cronos Group, entered into a CMA exactly where MediPharm, using its proprietary experience and gear, will offer filling of higher-excellent formulated concentrate, labelling and packaging solutions to exacting specifications at scale for Cronos Group. The initial term of the agreement is two years with an selection for renewal.

“On the eve of legalization of concentrates solutions in Canada, we are delighted to add Cronos Group, to our expanding turnkey white-label platform,” mentioned Pat McCutcheon, CEO of MediPharm Labs. “By leveraging our specialized experience, technologies and industrial scale vape filling capabilities, we will help Cronos Group in delivering higher excellent, purity assured and Well being Canada authorized, derivative solutions additional advancing their business major reputation and enhancing the provide chain in this crucial new category.”   

This is the second collaboration amongst the organizations. In May possibly 2019, MediPharm Labs signed a multi-year private label bulk resin provide agreement and a cannabis concentrate system agreement with Cronos Group.

“Working with MediPharm Labs offers us the excellent and optionality that we are seeking for as we introduce our proprietary vape pen formulations,” mentioned Mike Gorenstein, CEO of Cronos Group. “We are committed to continuing to the lead the business responsibly as derivative solutions are introduced to the expanding Canadian marketplace.”

About Cronos Group Inc.

Cronos Group is an revolutionary international cannabinoid corporation with international production and distribution across 5 continents. Cronos Group is committed to creating disruptive intellectual house by advancing cannabis study, technologies and solution improvement. With a passion to responsibly elevate the customer practical experience, Cronos Group is creating an iconic brand portfolio. Cronos Group’s portfolio consists of PEACE NATURALS&#x2122, a international wellness and wellness platform, and two adult-use brands, COVE&#x2122 and Spinach&#x2122. To discover additional about Cronos Group and its brands, please take a look at:

About MediPharm Labs

Founded in 2015, MediPharm Labs specializes in the production of purified, pharmaceutical-like cannabis oil and concentrates and sophisticated derivative solutions using a Fantastic Manufacturing Practices developed facility and ISO regular constructed clean rooms. MediPharm Labs has invested in an professional, study driven group, state-of-the-art technologies, downstream purification methodologies and objective-constructed facilities with 5 major extraction lines possessing 300,000 kg of annual processing capacity to provide pure, secure and precisely dosed cannabis solutions for its shoppers. Via its wholesale, white label and tolling platforms, they formulate, method, package and distribute cannabis extracts and sophisticated cannabinoid-primarily based solutions to domestic and international markets. As a international leader, the Enterprise also completed its initial industrial export to Australia in June 2019 and is nearing completion of its Australian extraction facility anticipated in 2019 with 75,000 kg of annual processing capacity.

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Laura Lepore, VP, Investor Relations 
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